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UFC Fight Night 54: Paige VanZant undergoing therapy for spinal injury, not yet cleared to train

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That means her UFC debut against Kailin Curran, which is set for October 4, 2014, could be in jeopardy.

Paige VanZant's Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) debut looks to be in jeopardy, as the 20-year old Strawweight revealed via her Facebook page that she is currently undergoing physical therapy to take care of a spinal injury and has not been cleared to train.

That means that her fight against Kailin Curran, which is scheduled to go down on Oct. 4, 2014, at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, could hang in the balance.

Check it out:


Dear fans I know quite a few of you are wondering why I am not in my training camp. I left Sacramento to come back to my home state and have been in intense physical therapy from a spine injury. I do not have insurance coverage in California and I have not been giving the okay to train at this time. I am working hard to get better. Prayers up for a good recovery. Thank you so much for all your kind words it is such a blessing to have such an amazing team behind me."

Urijah Faber recently revealed that he had been trying to get a hold of VanZant to see what forced her to abruptly leave Team Alpha Male behind.

Mystery solved.

It's important to note that VanZant did not mention pulling out of the fight and UFC officials have yet to comment on the situation. But chances are, if she has yet been given the green light to start her training camp, the mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion will likely have no other choice than to find another opponent for Curran.

Keep it locked to as more details emerge.